26 dead, dozens hospitalised in China building fire: state media

BEIJING (AFP): Twenty-six people have died and dozens were sent to hospital after a fire tore through a building in northern China's Shanxi province on Thursday (Nov 16), state media reported. The fire started at a four-storey building belonging to the Yongju coal company in Shanxi province's Luliang city at around 6.50am local time, state...

MACC makes another arrest in REE mining probe

KUALA LUMPUR: An assistant to a company owner has been detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in its probe into rare earth elements (REE) mining in Kedah. Sources said the man, in his 50s, was detained at about 10pm on Thursday (July 20) at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya. The remand application was made on...